For those of you Colchoneros still alive to read this, let’s revisit Atlético’s agonising 1-1 tie versus Málaga. How close were Diego Simeone’s men from achieving eternal glory on Sunday? A Willy Caballero fingernail close.
Though Atlético’s primary focus will be on getting the job done against visitors Málaga, there will no doubt be a lot of scoreboard watching among the Rojiblanco faithful on Sunday. Six other games will be underway elsewhere when the affair kicks off at 19:00 CET at the Vicente Calderón, including Barcelona’s visit to Elche.
Atlético grinded out a narrow 1-0 road victory over Málaga on Saturday to briefly take over the top spot in La Liga. For a while, it appeared as if recent history would repeat itself. Los Rojiblancos’ previous two visits to La Rosaleda had both ended in scoreless draws, so when the 70th minute mark was
2014 gets set in motion for Atlético on Saturday, when the joint league-leaders visit Málaga at La Rosaleda. The clash, which takes place at the site where it all began for Diego Simeone, gets underway at 16:00 CET.
Atlético boss Diego Pablo Simeone has finally voiced his exasperation after weeks of inaction by the club’s front office with regard to bringing in quality Champions League reinforcements for the upcoming season. “If we can’t improve the squad, then everything we have worked for until now will be very difficult to improve,” Simeone told Fox
Atlético’s trip to Málaga was a continuation of Diego Simeone’s managerial debut at La Rosaleda roughly 14 months ago, that encounter also finishing in a 0-0 tie just like on Sunday. Despite having duked it out in Sevilla on Wednesday at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán and playing in enemy territory again this weekend, Atleti took
A game between La Liga’s two strongest defensive teams went as could’ve been expected: 0-0. Despite the lack of goals, Atlético impressed in their road performance against their rivals for a Champions League spot and arguably had the better chances to break the deadlock. Atlético controlled the game in the first half and impressed during
Atlético will be back in Andalusia following their midweek qualification to the Copa del Rey final in Seville, this time taking on Málaga in La Liga action. Kick-off at La Rosaleda gets underway at 19:00 CET on Sunday. Rojiblanco boss Diego Simeone will be making his return to the site of his debut at the
The Vicente Calderón witnessed yet another last-gasp triumph following Thursday night’s Cebollazo heard ’round the world. But Atlético’s 2-1 victory over Málaga on Sunday evening, which extended their unbeaten streak to 19 games, was of far greater significance. With a goal pushed in by the will of the 50,000 Indios in attendance at the Rojiblanco
With all attention turned to Camp Nou, real fans of Spanish football knew that the biggest spectacle of round seven of La Liga was taking place at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday Night. Over in Madrid, Atlético hosted Málaga in a battle between the clubs in second and third place. Both teams showed a true